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Post 01/23/2017

January 23 Cowlitz fish report

Last week Tacoma Power employees recovered 247 coho adults, 11 jacks, three winter-run steelhead adults and one cutthroat trout in four days of operation at the Cowlitz Salmon Hatchery separator.
Post 01/17/2017

Columbia River salmon policy updated

VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission voted to implement the next phase of the state's reform policy on Columbia River salmon management, including updates to provisions for fall chinook salmon.

The updated policy builds on a joint strategy by Washington and Oregon to restructure recreational and commercial salmon fisheries on the Columbia River below Bonneville Dam.
Post 01/09/2017

Steelhead license plate available for purchase

OLYMPIA – Steelhead enthusiasts can now show support for their favorite species by purchasing a vehicle license plate with an image of Washington's iconic state fish.
Post 12/27/2016

New WDFW hunting & fishing license system up & running

OLYMPIA – The state's new recreational license sales system became operational this week, and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) officials say the switch from the old system went as smoothly as possible.